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Whirlpool washer motor hum

10 year old whirlpool top loading washer.
THe pump was leaking I replaced it with a new on. After that the washer would fill but not spin or agitate. the motor hummms. THe washer did work before the pump replacement. help? PLease..

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stephanie Sharvey7026@yahoo.com

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    10 plus years old...LOVE it... but it's not spinning well anymore. Have to manually set it to 'spin' with each load. But that is no longer working either...Doesn't seem to spin that fast anymore either. Solutions to look for?

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You may have a bad pump stuck take the pump back off you should be able to turn the pump by sticking your finger in the slot that it slides up on the motor shaft if it turns with a little resistance the pump is ok if it will not turn then it needs to be replaced

also check to make sure that the motor connector wiring is tight and the lid switch connector is tight also

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